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No new cases of COVID-19 aboard the Paul Gauguin

All the passengers and crew members of the Paul Gauguin cruise ship, which set sail from Tahiti's Papeete port on July 29, have tested negative for COVID-19, according to a statement from Dominique Sorain, the High Commissioner of the Republic, and Edouard Fritch, the President of French Polynesia.

It was confirmed last week that a passenger aboard the cruise ship tested positive for COVID-19. In response, all crew and passengers were asked to quarantine in their cabins while the patient and a family member were disembarked for self-isolation and treatment.

The passengers will be allowed to disembark and join a place of confinement, after signing a declaration, to observe a compulsory, monitored quarantine of seven days.

The High Commissioner's sanitary platform will be in daily contact with all the persons in quarantine to oversee everyone's health and compliance with containment measures. At the end of the observation period, everyone will be tested again. All cruise passengers will have to carry out a self-test before boarding the ship.

 

 


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